Dare County working hard to curb mosquito population after days of heavy rains

Dare County Mosquito Control has been working hard to curb the mosquito population after multiple days of heavy rains that resulted in standing water throughout Hatteras Island. “With all the rain, the mosquitos have definitely increased, without a doubt,” said Mac Gray, Vector Control Supervisor with Dare County Mosquito Control. “We’ve increased the spraying as […]

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After heavy rains, standing water remains an issue at several Hatteras Island beach accesses

  Standing water from days of heavy rainfall has led to challenging driving conditions at several popular beach accesses on Hatteras Island. As of June 17, the rain gauge at the Billy Mitchell Airport in Frisco indicated that the region’s rainfall is approximately 15 inches above normal for mid-June, due to wet weather that inundated the […]

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Cape Hatteras Methodist Men Wrap Up Post-Dorian Work on Ocracoke Island

The Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men (CHUMM) announced that they wrapped up their volunteer work on Ocracoke Island this past week, after months of helping islanders recover from September 2019’s Hurricane Dorian. “This was our second three-week deployment since we did one in February,” stated Dennis Carroll, Director of CHUMM, in an emailed update. “However, […]

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Avon Farmer’s Market Opening on June 16 with 40 Vendors and New Social Distancing Guidelines

The Avon Farmer’s Market is returning to Hatteras Island for the 2020 summer season with approximately 40 vendors, and some new guidelines to make the outdoor shopping environment safe for all patrons. Originally established in 2010 in Buxton, and eventually finding its permanent home next to the Avon Beach Klub, the Avon Farmers Market has […]

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